Alfred Fowler

Birth Name Alfred Fowler
Gender male
Age at Death 72 years, 2 months, 2 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 22 Apr 1868 Wilsden, Yorkshire, England  
 
Death 24 Jun 1940    
 

Parents

Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Hiram Fowler
Mother Eliza Hill
    Sister     Mary Fowler
    Brother     Walker Fowler
    Brother     Joseph Fowler
    Brother     John Thomas Fowler
    Brother     Walter Fowler
         Alfred Fowler
    Brother     William Fowler

Families

    Family of Alfred Fowler and Isabella Orr
Married Wife Isabella Orr
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage about 1892 Keighley, Yorkshire, England  
1a
  Children
  1. Beatrice Hilda Fowler
  2. Norman Russell Fowler

Addresses

Date Street Locality City State/ Province County Postal Code Country Phone Sources
1901 7 Cortayne Road, Fulham   London            

Narrative

He gained a scholarship at the Keighley Trade and Grammar School and went on to the Normal School of Science in 1882. In 1915 he became a professor of astrophysics. He worked on spectroscopy of the sun, stars and comets..

Civil service teacher of astronomy in the 1901 census. College professor (Astronomy and physics) in 1911.

Pedigree

  1. Hiram Fowler
    1. Eliza Hill
      1. Mary Fowler
      2. Walker Fowler
      3. Joseph Fowler
      4. John Thomas Fowler
      5. Walter Fowler
      6. Alfred Fowler
        1. Isabella Orr
          1. Beatrice Hilda Fowler
          2. Norman Russell Fowler
      7. William Fowler

Ancestors

Source References

  1. GRO Index
      • Source text:

        Keighley 9a 322, Sept 1892